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E.T. The Extra-terrestrial is coming soon

E.T. The Extra-terrestrial is coming soon
27/01/2017

The Bikeminded Film Club is back for a fourth year! It is held in the unique art-decó lecture theatre at the Kensington Central Library, a cosy venue to watch cycling-themed films during the autumn and winter. Did we mention that entrance is free?   The second screening will be E.T the Extra-terrestrial, which tells the...

Plan Zheroes - The Zero Food Waste Heroes

Plan Zheroes – The Zero Food Waste Heroes
03/01/2017

We would like to start the year with some positive action!   Bikeminded is supporting the charity Plan Zheroes’s work which allows food businesses (cafes, restaurants, supermarkets, catering companies or hotels) that have surplus food food to connect with local charities feeding people in need. Plan Zheroes was co-founded by long time Kensington and Chelsea...

Be a Light Angel

Be a Light Angel
16/12/2016

We launched the ‘Be a Light Angel’ campaign two weeks ago and had already over 40 volunteers willing to pass on bike lights to other cyclists riding without lights. One volunteer called them ‘darkies’.   Thank you to everyone who is already taking part.   Due to popular demand we are extending the campaign for...

Portobello Winter Festival

Portobello Winter Festival
30/11/2016

A new winter festival is coming to the iconic Portobello Road area this Christmas featuring steel pan renditions of Christmas songs on a Carnival stage, a festive makeover for the world-famous vintage market, pop-up stalls from locally based designers and Christmas rum shack.   North Kensington is famous the world over for its street markets,...

Family Feel Good Festival this Saturday!

Family Feel Good Festival this Saturday!
21/11/2016

The Golborne Community Champions and Go Golborne invite you to the Family Feel Good Festival on Saturday 26 November, from 1pm to 5pm, at the Venture Community Centre.   There will be free fun activities for children of all ages including Alexander D Great Sing Along, face painting, arts and craft and adventure play. There...

Tree of Joy art print

Tree of Joy art print
08/11/2016

’100copies Bycicle Art’ is the  brainchild of Singapore Creative Director  Thomas Yang . An avid cyclist, he decided to combine two of his passions – bicycles and art – into 100copies. All of the art prints you see here are original designs created by him and are limited to, as the name suggests, 100 copies.  ...

Nour Festival 2016 is here!

Nour Festival 2016 is here!
25/10/2016

Nour Festival illuminates the best in contemporary arts and culture from the Middle East and North Africa, in venues across the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, from 21 October to 6 November 2016. Showcasing a broad spectrum of arts and culture, Nour reaches a diverse audience of local, national and international visitors....

Market Cycle Ride in Kensington and Chelsea

Market Cycle Ride in Kensington and Chelsea
07/10/2016

We are delighted to invite you to the Market Cycle Ride as part of Portobello and Golborne Market 150th anniversary.    Join us in this guided tour through the markets in Kensington and Chelsea. Starting in the south of the borough, at the Duke of York Square Fine Food Market, you’ll be led on a leisurely six-mile...